Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan made the announcement at the final cabinet meeting before the summer break. [Read more...]
FIANNA Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin, has expressed his disappointment with Cork County Council’s decision not to reduce rates for businesses affected by the recent floods in Douglas.
FIANNA Fáil TD for Cork South Central, Micheál Martin TD, has called on the Minister for Agriculture to follow through on his commitment that a special fund would be established for businesses that were affected by the recent floods in Cork.
Businesses in Douglas and other areas of Cork were severely hit by the floods on June 28, with many still shut.
FINE Gael Senator Deirdre Clune would like welcome Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton’s move for a hardship fund to be made available for the flooding victims in Cork. [Read more...]
CORK South Central Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath called on the Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan in the Dáil this afternoon to establish a special assistance fund to help those devastated by the flooding in Cork last Thursday morning.
Deputy McGrath raised the matter during the Topical Issues debate in the Dáil today. [Read more...]
FINE Gael Cork North Central Senator, Colm Burke, today (Friday) called on insurance companies to make an initial payment of €3,000 to their policy holders whose homes and businesses have been affected by flooding this week. [Read more...]
FIANNA Fáil Leader Micheál Martin is calling on the Government to establish a taskforce with a specific mandate and timeframe to ensure that insurance companies and banks with clients who were victims of the flash flooding in Cork are dealt with as quickly as possible. The Government should also establish a compensation fund with quick access to those in the most need. [Read more...]
FINE Gael Cork North Central Deputy, Dara Murphy, has called for an emergency fund to be set up to assist residents and local businesses in Cork who have again been badly affected by floods which have ravaged the region.
“Not for the first time, Cork has been severely hit by floods that have done untold damage to property and personal belongings. Homes and businesses have been destroyed as result, leaving people with the unenviable task of rebuilding lives and livelihoods.